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With each passing week every SSE Airtricity League premier division clash seems to be increasing in importance - thus Saturday’s Showgrounds clash between Sligo Rovers and Galway United can certainly be classed as crucial.
The Mayo League exited the EA Sports Cup at the first round stage on Tuesday night when they were thrashed 8-0 by League of Ireland Premier Division side Sligo Rovers in the Showgrounds. Owen Heary’s side progressed to the next round, thanks to the drubbing handed out to the Mayo League selection which included a hat-trick from youngster Liam Flatley.
Eddie Wallace, who served as assistant manager to Keith Long, has been named as the new manager of Athlone Town.
Having shown signs of improvement at the end of the first half of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division season, Athlone Town will be quietly confident of causing another surprise at Dalymount Park this evening.
Not even the most optimistic Athlone Town supporter could have predicted last Friday’s six-goal victory over Drogheda United - a result that has given the Midlanders a much-needed boost in their quest to avoid relegation from the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division.
Galway United, short on confidence following six defeats on the spin, will be hoping to arrest their slide when Bohemians visit Terryland Park tomorrow evening.
Having suffered a disappointing FAI Cup exit, Galway United will be especially eager to deliver an improved performance at Dalymount Park tomorrow against champions Bohemians.